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One of world’s largest planes visits Costa Rica: Photos
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One of world’s largest planes visits Costa Rica: Photos

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 1, 2019

An Antonov An-124, among the world's largest planes, landed at Juan Santamaría International Airport in Costa Rica on Friday night. The Ukrainian cargo jet delivered a 30-ton…

Construction to begin on new terminal at Limón Airport
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Costa Rica
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Construction to begin on new terminal at Limón Airport

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 21, 2019

The airport in Limón will soon have a modern passenger terminal and is slated to receive several other upgrades as part of a nearly $3 million investment,…

For its 15th birthday, coffee/souvenir giant Britt Shops hopes to bank $150 million
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For its 15th birthday, coffee/souvenir giant Britt Shops hopes to bank $150 million

Karl Kahler - May 6, 2016

What do you bring as a birthday present for a 15-year-old who is making nine figures and has 1,730 employees in 137 locations in 13 countries? You…

Air France to start direct flights between Paris and San José
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Air France to start direct flights between Paris and San José

Zach Dyer - April 15, 2016

Air France announced new direct flights between Paris and San José on Thursday. Travelers can go from buenos días to bonjour twice a week on Boeing 777-300s starting…

Costa Rica airports increase security following Brussels blasts
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Costa Rica airports increase security following Brussels blasts

Zach Dyer - March 22, 2016

Travelers should give themselves at least three hours to pass through security at Juan Santamaría International Airport on Tuesday and throughout the week after terrorist attacks in…

Honduras to convert US-built airbase into airport for capital
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Honduras to convert US-built airbase into airport for capital

AFP - December 23, 2015

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Honduras is to convert a U.S.-built military airbase northwest of its capital into a civilian airport to replace the city's current one, considered one of the…

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Juan Santamaría International Airport at a crawl with stricter passport checks

The Tico Times - November 20, 2015

https://twitter.com/anonymous_costa/status/667807364540530689 This might be the one time when it really doesn’t matter which line you’re in at the airport, none of them are moving. Costa Rica’s Juan…

Ex-President José Figueres ‘saw life flash before his eyes’ in near airplane accident
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Airports
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Ex-President José Figueres ‘saw life flash before his eyes’ in near airplane accident

Zach Dyer - October 15, 2015

Former President of Costa Rica José María Figueres Olsen(1994-1998) had a rough landing Wednesday at Tobías Bolaños International Airport outside San José. Figueres said that he was…

Lightning strike injures 3 at Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport
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Environment and Wildlife
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Lightning strike injures 3 at Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport

Zach Dyer - September 30, 2015

Three workers were injured in a lightning strike at Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport outside the capital on Wednesday afternoon. An indirect lightning strike impacted the employees, who…

Costa Rica police nab tourists with more than $200,000 at Juan Santamaría International Airport
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Crime
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Costa Rica police nab tourists with more than $200,000 at Juan Santamaría International Airport

Zach Dyer - June 15, 2015

Police confiscated more than $200,000 in cash at Juan Santamaría International Airport over the weekend from two Mexican tourists, according to a statement from the Public Security…

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